There is a lot of confusion about how Brexit will impact many parts of UK life. For us, one of the key questions is how will Brexit impact the refugee crisis? We look at different angles to this complex issue.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; 17 goals to transform our world. Goal 5 is Gender Equality, and we are working on this goal by having gender equality amongst our staff, challenging negative stereotypes and empowering our female tenants/learners. Read more about how our work aligns with this SDG goal and how you can get involved.
From the beginning, ACH has been committed to making the process of integration into the UK a better one for refugees. We do this because it is the right thing to do - not because we seek awards or recognition.
However, sometimes this work is noticed and already in 2019, we’ve won 1 award and been shortlisted for 2 more!
A 2017 report by the CBI found that three quarters of businesses expect to increase the number of high-skilled roles over the coming years, but 61% fear that there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill them. There is a real danger that this current and future uncertainty could hold back UK economic growth. However, there is an untapped talent pool of people, it’s increasing and it’s one that employers are largely ignoring.
Our #rethinkingrefugee campaign has been running since 2015, born as a reaction to the negative portrayal of refugees in the media. It aims to change perceptions of refugees and show they are assets to local communities and employers.